Aeronautic or space dentistry is the new branch of dentistry that deals with application of dentistry in aeronautical environment. There is profound effect of microgravity on human health which also includes oral cavity. Few trials have been done to see the impact of space on oral cavity. Balwant Rai is the pioneer of the Aeronautic dentistry and is Editor in Chief of Internet Journal of Dental Science. He has also published the curriculum of space dentistry. Below are the articles and news related to space dentistry.
Evaluation by an Aeronautic Dentist on the Adverse Effects of a Six-Week Period of Microgravity on the Oral Cavity
Full research article by Balwant Rai, Jasdeep Kaur, and Bernard H. Foing published in International Journal of Dentistry Volume 2011.